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Tax Tips: Avoid Scammers

April 10, 2014

Written by Casey Jenkins The IRS recently published the “Dirty Dozen” tax schemes that they are seeing most commonly this year. Below I’ve simplified and highlighted the key elements in these scams. Just remember that if it looks too good to be true it probably is. Play it safe and keep reading to learn how to protect yourself from these scams.   Identity Theft Identity … Read More »

Glossary: Ethanol (Fuel)

April 9, 2014

A type of motor fuel, mainly as a biofuel additive for gasoline.

Tax Tips: Choosing a Paid Preparer

April 3, 2014

Written by Casey Jenkins Are you going to prepare and file your own taxes – or hire a pro to do it for you? Choosing a good Paid Preparer can be tricky, but it’s super important to get it right. The person you hire to prepare your taxes has access to all your personal information, and that’s some private stuff! You don’t want just ANYBODY … Read More »

Glossary: Bobtail

April 2, 2014

A truck without a trailer.

DOT Update Due Date Breakdown

April 2, 2014

Written by Casey Jenkins If you have a US DOT number, then you probably already know it needs to be updated once every two years. This is called a biennial update. But when exactly is your due date?? The FMCSA SAFER System tells you when you last renewed but doesn’t exactly post a “due date” anywhere! That’s because the due date is buried in the … Read More »